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Contemporary Evangelism

In Light Of God's WordSome Question s and Issues to Ponder How can we properly evaluate contemporary evangelism? "Prove all things (test all things by the Word of God); hold fast that which is good" (1 Th. 5:21; cf. Heb. 5:14; Phil. 1:9-10). The pragmatic approach is this: "If it works, it must be right! Look at the results! Souls are being saved! Things are really happening and so we must be in the center of God’s will!" Our approach is this: "What saith the Scripture (cf. Rom. 4:3)? If God says it, then it must be right! What does God say about evangelism? What is God’s methodology? What is God’s priority in evangelism?" Evangelistic efforts must be judged and evaluated based not on results, but on God’s unfailing Word. Should fundamentalists cooperate in evangelistic efforts with theological liberal s and / or Roman Catholics and other divergent groups? Should evangelistic crusades  be sponsored by liberals, modernists and unbelievers ? Should eva

13 Evangelistic Phrases That Produce False Conversions

1 From our freinds At Wretched Radio Churches divide over carpet color, building additions and budgets. In the meantime, our fellow church members are going to hell by the boatload. A.W. Tozer said, “ It is my opinion that tens of thousands of people, if not millions, have been brought into some kind of religious experience by accepting Christ, and they have not been saved. ” D. James Kennedy said, “ The vast majority of people who are members of churches in America today are not Christians. I say that without the slightest contradiction. I base it on empirical evidence of twenty-four years of examining thousands of people. ” Friend, we argue over so many petty things. May I suggest we have lost sight of the most important debate of all, “What is salvation?” My theology teaches that salvation happens when a man repents and places his trust in Jesus Christ (Acts 20:21). I would like to present thirteen ways that we have re-defined how a person becomes a true